Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈʋɑɑr/(Finnish)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Scandinavian form of Waldemar, also used as a translation of the Slavic cognate Vladimir. This was the name of four kings of Denmark and a king of Sweden. It was introduced to Scandinavia by the 12th-century Danish king Valdemar I who was named after his mother's grandfather: Vladimir II, a grand prince of Kievan Rus.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesWealdmær(Anglo-Saxon) Waldemar(German) Waldemar, Waldomar(Germanic) Voldemārs, Valdis(Latvian) Valdemaras, Valdas, Voldemaras(Lithuanian) Valdimárr(Old Norse) Waldek, Waldemar(Polish)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   strong   strange   complex   serious  

Name Days

Czechia: May 27
Estonia: April 18
Finland: April 18
Sweden: April 18


Entry updated December 7, 2022